Bogdan Dakonovic

Creative, strategic subject matter expert in the field of digital product design, user experience and visual design with over 10 years of experience. I work closely and iteratively with the users and my team to solve complex business problems and provide users with solutions that are easy to use and navigate.

Today I am working with Scotiabank on designing and building s new way Canadians bank.

My expertise

Product Design

I take responsibility for turning the mission and vision into a digital product while constantly checking it against the market and persona.

UX / UI Design

Supporting the product team from ideation to sketches, prototypes to coding the layouts and frontend.

Visual Design

I make sure that the brand and product are communicated in an appealing and consistent manner making it unique and recognizable.

Agile Scrum

Taking leadership to support the product team and ensure the execution to the last bit and release.

Resume

Experience

April 2019 - Present
Scotiabank Digital Factory

Senior UX Designer

Working alongside business and technical leadership I am responsible for advocating user-centric and data-driven design. I focus on the journey that starts with the research and is followed by project planning, designing, testing, delivery and cycles of continuous improvements throughout the project lifecycle.

Oct 2018 - April 2019
Willis Towers Watson

UX/UI Design Lead

Working in agile environment with business and dev team to redesign the reinsurance marketplace platform. Responsible for gathering requirements and producing user journeys, flow-charts, wireframes, prototypes, UI designs, UI libraries as well as to code front-end (HTML, CSS and JS)

Oct 2016 - Oct 2018
Onlia

Digital Design Lead / Scrum Master

  • Working alongside with mobile solutions product owner and CDO to design and develop a mobile app and cultivate the Onlia brand in the insurance space.
  • Working, on a daily basis, with the overseas development team to ensure the delivery defined by user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Leading agile scrum.
  • Leading User Experience and User Interface design.
May 2015 - Oct 2016
CI Investments

Senior UX/UI Designer

Designing new digital experiences and concepts. Redesigning and maintaining existing projects. Coding custom and Drupal themes. Working in Agile scrum.

Apr 2010 - Apr 2015
Veruda Design Studio

Design Lead and Founder

Managing studio clients, gathering project teams, designing concepts, working with creatives, developers, copywriters, editors, and other team members. Managing deadlines and budgets.

Sep 2008 - Apr 2010
Global Project Agency

Digital Designer

Responsible for the design and communications of 3 major brand projects. Designing print and web marketing materials and creating and executing campaigns.

Education

2010
Megatrend University, Belgrade, Serbia

Faculty for Business Studies

International Business Administration. | Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc)

2006
Megatrend Business School, Belgrade, Serbia

Graduate School of Business

Bank, Corporate Finance and Securities Studies | Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Portfolio

WTW gRm reinsurance platform

WTW gRm reinsurance platform

WTW gRm reinsurance platform

Onlia Sense Mobile app

Onlia community website

Onlia community

propertiesinstyle

Realtor portfolio

Stonegate

Stonegate

Assante website and advisor locator web app

Assante

CI Investments iPad app

CI Investments iPad app